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About the Course

This course introduces you to sampling and exploring data, as well as basic probability theory and Bayes' rule. You will examine various types of sampling methods, and discuss how such methods can impact the scope of inference. A variety of exploratory data analysis techniques will be covered, including numeric summary statistics and basic data visualization. You will be guided through installing and using R and RStudio (free statistical software), and will use this software for lab exercises and a final project. The concepts and techniques in this course will serve as building blocks for the inference and modeling courses in the Specialization....

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Jan 24, 2018

This course literally taught me a lot, the concepts were beautifully explained but the way it was delivered and overall exercises and the difficulty of problems made it more challenging and enjoying.


Sep 04, 2019

Very clearly explained and the pace is awesome! I really enjoy each deadline and l can already see how it is impacting my day to day work and life. I ook forward to completing the course! Thank you.

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By Shan G

Jun 25, 2018

This course also uses R

By Shalom P

Dec 14, 2017

Comprehensive, thorough

By Theo A

Nov 24, 2017

Very good intro course.

By Wenyuan G

Jun 27, 2019

A good starting course

By Sergio E T

Nov 22, 2018

Good for fundamentals.

By Hanchen W

Nov 11, 2018

clear instruction ever

By hechao

Nov 03, 2017

Clear Basic Execellent

By Goeun K

Oct 16, 2017

was relly great course

By Chen J

Nov 18, 2016

Very good intro course

By Cristine C

Sep 09, 2019

Super good! Thank you

By zfdave

Dec 29, 2017

useful, really useful

By Amit K

Feb 04, 2017

It was great learning

By Deric B

Sep 11, 2016

Excellent instructor!

By Sai s

Mar 08, 2019


By Grant P

Nov 17, 2018

Very well organized.

By Kurt R

Mar 22, 2018

Very well explained.


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By Yashvi T

Feb 10, 2020

Amazingly explained

By Jose V

Jan 02, 2018

Excellent course!!!

By Yuan H

Jul 05, 2017

Easy to understand!

By Gilberto S G

Feb 09, 2017

Un curso excelente.

By Andy

Feb 04, 2018

I like the course!

By zhangyaxu

Oct 26, 2017

easy to understand

By Oishi

Jul 29, 2017

Excellent course !

By Eduardo M

Jul 08, 2019

Excellent course!